13.08.2020

# Calls & events

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Call for Participation: Ocean Visions working groups to advance ocean-based carbon dioxide removal

Deadline: 21. August 2020

"We are looking for motivated individuals from diverse backgrounds to contribute to multi-stakeholder virtual working groups in Fall 2020. These working groups will be oriented around key ocean-based CDR pathways, as well as cross-cutting issues that affect all ocean-based CDR pathways. If you are interested in participating in one or more working groups, please sign up with the survey below by August 21."

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06.08.2020

# New Publications

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Di Jin; et al. (2020): The value of scientific research on the ocean's biological carbon pump

Di Jin; Hoagland, Porter; Buesseler, Ken O. (2020): The value of scientific research on the ocean's biological carbon pump. In Science of the Total Environment, p. 141357. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141357.

"Here, an analytical model of the economic effects of global carbon emissions—including scientific uncertainty about BCP sequestration—was developed to estimate the value of marine scientific research concerning sequestration."

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27.07.2020

# Projects

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Project: Ocean-based Negative Emission Technologies - analyzing the feasibility, risks, and co-benefits for stabilizing the climate (OceanNETs)

"OceanNETs will investigate the potentials and risks of proposed ocean-based NETs using a transdisciplinary research approach. The project aims to find out whether ocean-based NETs can play an essential and sustainable role in achieving climate neutrality."

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23.07.2020

# Calls & events

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Job: Postdoctoral Researcher in Environmental Economics (Kiel Institute)

Deadline: 07. August 2020

"The advertised position is supposed to contribute to the research project “Ocean-based technologies to remove carbon dioxide” (OceanNETs)."

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14.07.2020

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Call for Proposals: ClimateWorks Foundation: Marine Macroalgae Cultivation and Utilization research

Deadline: 31. July 2020

"A 10-month contract up to $150,000 USD will be awarded to build a sensitivity model that estimates net CO2 removal and emission reductions associated with marine macroalgae cultivation and utilization."

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30.06.2020

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Ocean Visions: Ocean Carbon Dioxide Removal Interest Survey

 

"The purpose of this brief questionnaire is to identify key players and interested parties in the ocean-based CDR space and to build a database of cross-sectoral professionals looking to advance ocean-based CDR."

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29.06.2020

# Media

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Geomar: Mobilizing the ocean for climate protection

"GEOMAR coordinates research project on ocean-based negative emissions technologies."

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22.06.2020

# Media

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NTNU: Ocean-based negative emissions technology research receives prestigious funding

"From 1 July, scientists from 14 institutions in six countries will be examining the opportunities and risks of ocean-based technologies for negative emissions."

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22.06.2020

# Media

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Klimareporter: Climate protection under water [German]

German news website article on oceanic climate engineering.

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09.06.2020

# Media

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Phys.org: Ocean geoengineering tests violate UN convention: green groups

"Experimental geoengineering schemes to protect areas such as Australia's Great Barrier Reef are "distracting technofixes" that violate an international moratorium on the largely untested tech projects, a coalition of nearly 200 environmental groups said Monday."

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